Thursday, October 23, 2008

Thursday Night MTB/CX Results from Lindo Channel course.......

Hi Everyone! So, we had another fun night of Mountain Bike/Cyclocross riding/racing at the Lindo Channel course tonight. In all, we had 12 riders show up - and quite a few spectators too! The riders did 8 laps of the course tonight - last week we did 6. But, by the time we finished, it was getting, for the coming weeks, it would be a good idea to get a light for your bike or your helmet......just something so you can see where you're going! Anyway, it looked like a blast again out there last night - and we're looking forward to doing this one for at least the next few Thursday evenings. A HUGE thank you goes out to James Plummer and Jeff Ochs for setting the course up - and breaking it down - tonight - thanks guys!!

Okay, here are tonight's results:

1. Tyler Honeyman 37:37
2. Jeff Baylor 39:01
3. Nate Younie 39:29
4. Jim Leonard 40:09
5. Joe Shelburne 41:51
6. David Albrecht 42:32
7. Andy Grayson 43:42
8. Tom Embree 44:19
9. Dave Steindorf 46:15
10. James Plummer
11. Jeff Ochs
DNF - Steve Clipperton(Flatted)

We'll be out at the Sycamore Channel MTB/Cyclocross course this Sunday:

Hi Everyone! So, this month's Table Mountain Road Race has been next March! So, in its place, we are holding the Sycamore Channel Mountain Bike/Cyclcross Challenge on Sunday - October 26th. Registration will open at 8:45am, with the race/ride starting at 9:00am. The Start/Finish Line is located on the trail at Sycamore Channel in north Chico(in between Hicks Lane and Cohasset Road.....near the Chico Airport), almost directly across the street from my house(yes, I did this one out of convenience.....sorry about that!!). I live at 695 Eaton Road here in Chico - pink house next to Anchor Inn Storage between Godman Avenue and Morseman Avenue.......if you are at the house and look north, you'll see the Start/Finish location across the field. Also, you'll see me out on the Channel trail early in the AM. If you want to drive, you can park at my place - either front or back.......but better yet, ride your bike!!!

The map of this course can be found here - it is about 2 miles in length, includes 4 creek crossings per lap, some natural run-ups, dirt, rocks, water....and hopefully some man-made barriers on the straight sections:

Some photos of the Hicks Lane creek crossing can be found here:

The location to ENTER the Sycamore Channel area from Eaton Road is here:

and the location to ENTER the Sycamore Channel area from Hicks Lane is here:

This race/ride will be 5 laps - we'll see how this first one goes before we decide to do anymore.......or add or subtract....or eliminate entirely.....for this event. If it goes okay, there are options to extend or change this course.

Anyway, hope you can make it out there this Sunday morning!!